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Lawrence R. Wiesner

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Lawrence Wiesner
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Former candidate for
California State Senate, District 2
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Date of birth12/04/1943
Place of birthSan Francisco, CA
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Lawrence R. Wiesner (b. December 4, 1943) was a 2014 Republican candidate for District 2 of the California State Senate. He ran unsuccessfully for the same seat in for 2010.

Wiesner served as a member of the Sonoma County Republican Central Committee from 2000 to 2002. He has served as Assistant Treasurer of the Sonoma County Republican Party since 1999.


Wiesner earned his B.A. from San Francisco State in 1969. He went on to attend post-graduate studies at San Francisco State from 1969 to 1970. His professional experience includes working as an Accountant for Price Waterhouse Coopers from 1970 to 1973, Vice President/General Manager for Steelform Contracting Company from 1973 to 1986 and Owner of Lawrence Wiesner, CPA since 1986. He served in the United States Air Force as an Airman from 1961 to 1965.



See also: California State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of California State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 3, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 7, 2014. Mike McGuire (D) and Lawrence R. Wiesner (R) defeated Derek Knell (D) and Harry V. Lehmann (I) in the blanket primary. McGuire defeated Wiesner in the general election.[1][2][3]

California State Senate, District 2, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike McGuire 70% 188,142
     Republican Lawrence R. Wiesner 30% 80,778
Total Votes 268,920
California State Senate, District 2 Blanket Primary, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike McGuire 57.9% 104,670
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLawrence R. Wiesner 26.8% 48,401
     Democratic Derek Knell 10.9% 19,733
     Independent Harry V. Lehmann 4.5% 8,060
Total Votes 180,864


See also: California State Senate elections, 2010

Wiesner was uncontested in the June 8 primary. He was defeated by Democrat Noreen Evans in the November 2 general election.[4]


Wiesner and his wife, Raylene, have two children.[5]

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